Girl name origins & meanings
- Japanese : Valley
- Melanesian : Sweetheart
- Tonkinese : Youth
- Andalusian : Bull that charges randomly
- Russian : Fairy princess
Family name origins & meanings
- Italian : from a pet form of the personal names Gaetanoor Ottaviano.
- Japanese : topographic name meaning ‘valley’, taken by many families. It is found chiefly in western Japan. The most ancient bearers are listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku. Tani is also a common element in many other surnames.